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Israel finds rare 2,200-year-old gold coin

Israel finds rare 2,200-year-old gold coin

  A 2200 year old coin is seen at the Israel Museum, in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010. Archaeologists say they have excavated the heaviest and most valuable gold coin to date in Israel. The 2200-year-old coin, weighing almost one ounce, was found at the Tel Kedesh site near the border with Lebanon on June 22, 2010. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill) […]

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Macedonian Archaeology in Greece – Mycenean culture had reached up to Aiani

Macedonian Archaeology in Greece – Mycenean culture had reached up to Aiani

  AIANI, Greece – Mycenean graves were brought to light during an archaeological excavation, which take place in the necropolis of Aiani, Macedonia, Greece. The exciting finding proves, according to the archaeologists, the common culture during the Bronze Age, which was extended in the entirety of the Helladic mainland. “Until now, we have tracked down more than 20 sites with Mycenean findings in the prefecture of Kozani. They stand […]

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Ancient burial site discovered in northern Greece

AP – Remains of two large ancient silver vessels found in Aigai, northern Greece, are seen in this undated … By NICHOLAS PAPHITIS, Associated Press Writer Nicholas Paphitis, Associated Press Writer – Fri Aug 28, 2:34 pm ET ATHENS, Greece – Archaeologists said Friday they have unearthed a lavish burial site at the seat of the ancient Macedonian kings in northern Greece, heightening a 2,300-year-old mystery of […]

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Greek dig unearths Neolithic household gear

Greek dig unearths Neolithic household gear

ATHENS, Greece – A 6,000 year-old set of household gear, including crockery and two wood-fired ovens, has been found in the buried ruins of a prehistoric farmhouse in northern Greece, officials said Thursday. A Culture Ministry statement said the discovery “provides invaluable, unique information” on late Neolithic domestic architecture and household organization. “This is a very rare case where the […]

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